I am a regular panellist on Sky News’ Press Review. I have acted as a historical commentator covering various aspects of  contemporary values, trends and intergenerational issues for BBC News, Radio 4, Radio 3, BBC World Service, Sky News, LBC and BBC’s Daily Politics as well as international broadcasters in Russia, Spain, China and North America.



Generation Games: City Wire Podcast

Great pleasure to speak with City Wire’s Ollie Smith about the intergenerational divide and how this is driving politics, business and consumption right now. 

Hear how the baby boomers need to get up to speed on gender politics, how Generation X was the first to experience arrested development, and a fair degree of scepticism about whether millennials will ever change their behaviour. 

Podcast: Generational Divide in Tech

Great fun recording the Human and the Machine Podcast: I discuss technology and the Generational Divide with three wonderful women: Dolly Alderton, Timandra Harkness and Julia Hobsbawn.

Listen here in Itunes 

Divercity Podcast at the Swift Institute with Barbara Annis ‘Harnessing the commercial value of gender and millennial intelligence’

Have a listen to me and the brilliant Barbara Annis, CEO of Gender Intelligence Group, discuss the commercial value of harnessing both gender & millennial intelligence, explore the power of positive corporate culture, offering ideas for best practice and views on #MeToo. This episode was recorded at the SWIFT Institute offices in London and hosted by the fabulous Julia Streets of Streets Consulting.


Is there a Culture War in the UK? Radio 3, 22nd Feb

Listen here  to hear me debating with the Spectator’s Alex Massie and Leicester-based teacher Tarjinder Gill on whether there is a Culture War in the UK. Yes, I argue. And its generational. But it is not as bad as it was in the ’80s or ’60s, just appears so because of social media.

The Nature of Social Conservatism, Free Thinking, Radio 3

Delighted to join Philip Blond, Simon Heffer and New Generation winner Tom Simpson to assess the nature and future of social conservatism in Britain. Does social conservatism mean regulating the individual, preserving the family or conserving communities?  You can listen here